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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Jones Wins WBC Belt

TAMPA, Florida () -- Roy Jones won a doubly unanimous decision over Jamaican Mike McCallum to capture the vacant World Boxing Council light heavyweight championship Friday.


Because of a jurisdictional dispute, three judges from his home state of Florida and three WBC judges separately gave the decision unanimously to Jones, the International Boxing Federation super middleweight champion moving up in weight.


Virgil Hill won a split decision over Germany's Henry Maske Saturday in a unification bout to add the IBF light heavyweig


nht crown to his WBA title.